URM Bilingual Case Manager II (Tacoma) – Open Until Filled

Position URM Bilingual Case Manager II (Tacoma)
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

The International Foster Care Program provides long-term and short-term foster care to refugee/asylee and undocumented youth from countries around the world.

Position Description:

Position requires you to work independently and as part of a team with case management responsibilities for youth. Consultation, training, and advocacy are important components of this program. Experience in working with a variety of immigrant populations very desirable. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends

Essential Functions:

  • Identify and coordinate support services for unaccompanied refugee youth placed in foster care.
  • Assist in planning cultural preservation activities for all youth in our care.
  • Implement Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) contracts for youth placed in Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) foster care program.
  • Complete intake paperwork for new arrivals; to include individual service/safety plans for each youth
  • Arrange for appropriate educational programs including English as a second language and bilingual programs.
  • Prepare youth for:  Court hearings, Family reunification; if possible, Extended Foster Care and ndependence and self-sufficiency
  • Monitor the adjustment of youth in foster care.
  • Collect and maintain all necessary records required for adequate program reviews and evaluation.
  • Participate in related trainings/attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Other duties as may be reasonably delegated by the supervisor.
Qualification
  • BA/BS degree in social work or related field
  • Must be Bi-lingual in refugee language
  • Experience working with refugee/immigrant children in a child welfare setting
  • Experience in case management; preferably with ethnic minorities and/or refugee populations
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate case files and other necessary client records
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background checks prior to an offer of employment.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record per CCS’ driving policy.(required to provide current driving abstract)
  • Proof of negative TB test upon hire or proof of test within past 12 months.
  • First/Aid CPR certified or the ability to become certified within the 1 month of employment
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Three plus years in case management experience with strong organizational skills
  • MSW or related field

Knowledge of Washington State child welfare regulations and procedures.

Compensation

$22.39 HR/DOE
Days/Hours Full-Time with benefits
Contact Info  http://www.ccsww.org/site/PageServer?pagename=hr_careers
How to Apply Please go to https://careers-ccsww.icims.com/ to submit your resume, cover letter and application for this position.
Position Closes Open until filled
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